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man pages section 3: Curses Library Functions

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

wechochar(3XCURSES)

Name

echochar, wechochar - add a single-byte character and refresh window

Synopsis

cc [ flag... ] file... –I /usr/xpg4/include –L /usr/xpg4/lib \
–R /usr/xpg4/lib –lcurses [ library... ]

c89 [ flag... ] file... –lcurses [ library... ]
 
#include <curses.h>

int echochar(const chtype ch);
int wechochar(WINDOW *win, const chtype ch);

Description

The echochar() function produces the same effect as calling addch(3XCURSES) and then refresh(3XCURSES). The wechochar() function produces the same effect as calling waddch(3XCURSES) and then wrefresh(3XCURSES).

Parameters

ch

Is a pointer to the character to be written to the window.

win

Is a pointer to the window in which the character is to be added.

Return Values

On success, these functions return OK. Otherwise, they return ERR.

Errors

None.

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability
Committed
MT-Level
Unsafe
Standard

See Also

addch(3XCURSES), doupdate(3XCURSES), echo_wchar(3XCURSES), libcurses(3XCURSES), attributes(7), standards(7)